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Salon talks to filmmaker Erin Lee Carr about her new documentary about the USA gymnastics sexual abuse case.
- Hollywood Reporter
The filmmaker talks to survivors and Larry Nassar trial judge for 'At the Heart of Gold,' premiering May 3 on HBO.
Film director Erin Lee Carr was working on a project about gymnastics coaches and abuse when the news about Larry Nassar broke. Like so many, she was disturbed by the allegations against the former national team and Michigan State doctor and changed the focus to telling the stories of Nassar survivors and their quest for justice and systematic change.
- Hollywood Reporter
Victims get their voices back in Erin Lee Carr's HBO-bound dissection of the USA Gymnastics sex abuse scandal.
- Eugene psychologist Steven Ungerleider a driving force behind HBO documentary about USA gymnastics sex abuse scandalOregon Live
Eugene sports psychologist Steven Ungerleider already had been researching cases of young athletes who were victims of sexual assault by coaches and trainers when the Larry Nassar case exploded into the public view.
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"Am I going to be as honest with myself as I need for my subjects to be?" the filmmaker and memoirist tells Salon
The survivors of the 2017 USA Gymnastics sexual abuse scandal are speaking out once again — this time in a feature-length documentary for HBO.
"I was brainwashed to believe this was a valid medical procedure," one survivor tells HBO in the documentary's trailer, which PEOPLE is exclusively debuting
It’s been over a year since we watched 150 women give powerful, raw, emotional statements at the sentencing of Larry Nassar. They spoke about their experiences, about what he did to them, and how it’s affected their lives. Nassar was sentenced to 40 to 175 years in prison. He’ll never be a free man again.